News: Government

Tasmanian Government announces end of COVID-19 density and capacity restrictions

The Tasmanian Government has revealed that COVID-19 density and capacity restrictions will be scrapped from midnight on Friday. Announcing today that activities, events and venues can now…

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May 18, 2022 Entertainment / Government / Safety / Sport / Venues /


Labor makes election pledge for additional tourism funding

Australian Labor has announced it will invest an additional $48 million to support the tourism industry recovery if elected at this weekend’s Federal election. The proposed package…

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May 17, 2022 Finance / Government / Marketing / Tourism /


Major Parties both commit to investing $10 million for Katherine Aquatic Centre upgrade

Upgrades to the Northern Territory’s Katherine Aquatic Centre appear assured with both the incumbent LNP Government and Labor opposition committing funds for the project in the lead…

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May 17, 2022 Aquatics / Finance / Government / Venues /


Export Tourism Industry still waiting for Government to address key issues

With a week until the Federal Election, Australia’s export tourism industry remains concerned with the lack of political focus on key Government supports which will help the…

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May 13, 2022 Government / Tourism /


New Zealand borders to open to all international visa holders from 1st August

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has today advised that the country’s borders will open to all international visa holders from 1st August 2022. With Australians, vaccinated…

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May 11, 2022 Government / Safety / Tourism /


Music bodies unite to release industry in for next Federal Government to action

Key Australian music industry bodies including APRA AMCOS, ARIA, Live Performance Australia and Support Act have today released a three-point plan for the next Federal Government to…

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May 11, 2022 Arts / Entertainment / Finance / Government / Insurance /


Australian Outdoor Industry releases four-point plan in advance of Federal election

Heading into Australia’s Federal election next weekend, the Outdoor Council of Australia has released an open letter calling for national attention to the issues facing the…

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May 10, 2022 Education / Government / Recreation / Safety / Tourism /


Gungahlin Leisure Centre’s indoor pools to be closed over winter

Ongoing maintenance work at the Gungahlin Leisure Centre in the ACT will see both of the facility’s indoor pools closed over the winter months. Defects and faults to the…

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May 10, 2022 Aquatics / Finance / Government / Technology /


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